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A. The executive director of the regional council of governments shall function as organizing director of the authority until replaced by a permanent general manager by the initial board of directors.
B. A board of directors shall govern the authority, and the governing bodies of the participating governmental entities shall appoint the board of directors. The board of directors shall consist of at least five and not more than nine members apportioned as follows:
1. The county board of supervisors shall appoint one member if any part of the authority is located in an unincorporated area of the county. If the authority is located in more than one county, each county board of supervisors shall appoint one member of the board of directors.
2. If a university is a member of the authority pursuant to section 28-9102, subsection G, the president of the university shall appoint one member of the board of directors.
3. If a community college district is a member of the authority pursuant to section 28-9102, subsection G, the president or chancellor of the community college district shall appoint one member of the board of directors.
4. If an Indian nation is a member of the authority pursuant to section 28-9102, subsection G, the highest elected official of the Indian nation shall appoint one member of the board of directors.
5. The remaining membership shall be apportioned among the participating municipalities according to their respective populations.
C. Members of the board serve for five year terms ending on January 1 of the appropriate year, except that:
1. The members of the initial board serve for terms of two, three, four and five years, determined by lot. Succeeding members serve full five year terms in staggered rotation.
2. The appointing governmental entity may remove any of its appointive members for cause.
D. The board shall elect a chairperson and other officers from among its members and shall prescribe by rule their functions and terms and conditions of appointment.